Travel tips

Travel tips for Breckenridge

Chairlift at Breck

Breck launches terrain, lifts alerts on Twitter

For a long time we’ve heard from our fans that they’d like to know when we’re opening new terrain, or when lifts may close early, or when parking lots are full and for a long time we’ve heard them but didn’t have a great solution to get that information out there. Then it hit us… Read More

chair lift over groomed run

Tips for improving your technique on groomers

Everyone knows that to be a good skier, one must master the groomers. But how? Let’s get down to basics. At the most basic level, skiing is just about getting snow to slide on our skis. Remember that whole “for every action there’s and equal and opposite reaction” thing that your high school physics teacher… Read More

Powder skiing in Breck

Four perfect days in Breck for pro’s, bro’s and others in the know

You know who you are. You’re the girl up before the sun, smartphone crowing with snow reports. You’re the guy who sleeps in his base layers for quick roll-out-n-go when there’s a foot of fresh powder forecast. You shamelessly take stock in the phrase “no friends on a powder day.” Sound familiar? Then these are… Read More

One Ski Hill Place Skiers View

Living the highlife in Breck

In case you had the impression that the most luxurious ski vacations can only be found over the pass in Vail or Beaver Creek, think again. In recent years especially, Breckenridge has become home to some of the world’s most well-appointed options not only for downhill terrain but also for dining, lodging, shopping and general… Read More

Breckenridge Ski And Ride School Instructors

Four perfect days for the Powder Pack Leader

Here you are in Breckenridge with the family and you can’t wait to plant the same seed of nostalgia that you’ve grown yourself since you were a kid taking family ski vacations. Of course, there’s more to it than simply strapping on a pair of skis and getting on the lift. The building blocks of… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Planning your perfect Thanksgiving in Breck

There’s something to be said about spending a holiday in the mountains. Thanksgiving traditions sing a magical note, as giddy momentum for the newly unveiled ski season is electric and that stuffing and cranberry sauce somehow taste just a little sweeter. Here’s how to create a Breckenridge Thanksgiving to remember: Hit the slopes With a… Read More

Ski Patrol Breckenridge

Top tips and advice for American skiing

Every season, Breckenridge is happy to welcome skiers and riders from around the globe.   Pacific Rim, South and Central America, the UK, Continental Europe… Ride the lift on the right day it’ll feel like a veritable UN mixer. For the born-and-bred American skier, much of what happens on the slopes seems innate.  Our international visitors,… Read More

Powder skiing in Breck

4 perfect days for a 5-star experience

You came for the skiing, but it’s the luxury perks that keep you coming back. Sure, hordes of college kids descend on Breckenridge each winter for their turn at the shot-ski. But, you, my friend, are no longer a college kid. You revel in the resort’s attention to detail and incredible amenities as well as… Read More

Fall_in-Breckenridge

4 fall outings for the whole family

This writer, for one, will never understand why some folks call fall the “Off Season.” Sure, up here in Breckenridge it’s the time of year when a little too cold and wet to mountain bike and the slopes aren’t open yet, when the river’s too low to float and the puffy jackets start coming out… Read More

Ski Hill Road gets a dusting of snow

’13/’14 Ski Season Weather Predictions

The first day of autumn greeted Breckenridge earlier this week with rain down low and snow up high. The mountains are dusted white, aspens are beaming and shedding drops of gold, and brisk nights are forcing fleece and beanies out of hibernation. Breckenridge Ski Resort will kick off its 52nd season Nov. 8. — just… Read More